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05:24 AM, November 26, 2019
US Awards General Electric $1.34B Helicopter Engines Contract
General Electric T700 engine powers Sikorsky H-60 Black Hawks, Seahawks and Boeing AH-64 Apaches.

The United States has awarded General Electric a contract valued $1.34 billion for T700 engines used in AH-64 and H-60 helicopters.

“General Electric Co. - GE Aviation, Lynn, Massachusetts, was awarded a $1.34 billion modification contract for T700 engine deliveries in support of the Army H-60 and AH-64 programs, Navy H-60 programs, Air Force programs, Foreign Military Sales and other government agencies,” the US Department of Defense said in a statement Monday.

Work is estimated to be completed by December 31, 2024.